Hacking Chinese

A better way of learning Mandarin

Articles tagged with ‘Character frequency’

  1. Learn to read Chinese… with ease?

    Is it easy to learn to read Chinese? ShaoLan, among others, claims that it is. I don’t agree, and in this article I discuss some common trends among people who try to portray Chinese as being easy. I also discuss a number of reading-related topics: How many characters do you really need to know? Is there anything you can do to make learning characters easier?

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